Patient discussion about damages

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Q. How can I lower the damage the cumputer screen is causing my eyes?

I work with a computer for long hours every day and so far my sight is still good. Usually after many hours my eyes itch though. All my friends have already ruined their eyes this way and would really like to prevent that... Do you know how?
A1When people hardly concentrate on monitors, used to blink a little. Try to use neutral eyedops. Use only TFT monitors. Another good ways has written above :)
A2There is not really a very good way to prevent eye damage caused by long hours of using the computer, especially if it is your job. However, it is known that taking small breaks every hour helps (5 minute breaks), it eases the strain on the eyes. Also if you need glasses you should use them while using the computer, and sit at a level where you are facing directly the screen, not needing to look up.

Q. i have nerv damage in my left arm . what are the best ways to dill whith paine excelpt paine pills.

not the best speller hope pepole understand. just wonderd what typs of ways you can deal with for paine whithout haveing to take meds; terry
Ahere is an article i found for you-

http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/pain-relief-without-pills

"If you're a pain sufferer, here's some good news: Plenty of options exist to ease aches, and many of them don't come in pill form."

Q. What damage does depression do to the brain and how can you treat it?

How does it affect your chemical balance, your brain? Is it critical or will be critical later in life? I just read on Yahoo News that Clinical stress could increase risk of Alzheimer's later in life. Does age matter like during teen years? I had depression and begun running. I noticed that I have a hard time focusing and absorbing information. I forgot a lot of things. All my brain seems to focus on is emotions. Can I change that? The running has made me feel a lot better afterwards
A1This is actually a good question- but I couldn’t find any research concerning long term damage from depression. It sounds unreasonable though…because there is no deprivation of oxygen or anything essential in depression. But the brain is a biological system that is under constant change – so it may be that pattern of thought changed. About the Alzheimer's- I only saw articles about depression because of Alzheimer.
A2You have to face the day every day and try not to let the distant future be too much of a concern. Its more than enough just to take care of today.
A3i think the real damage of long term depression is for your loved ones...living with someone who has it and is not consistent with treatment is a very energy consuming life... leaves you depleted, so the best thing that you can do is take care of your depression. i agree with Tiffany! running is a great start! way to go!

Q. I was wondering the rate at which alcohol induces brain damage.

I am not an alcoholic and I use to drink only on weekends. I was wondering the rate at which alcohol induces brain damage; I know that over some years, damage occurs, but does anything happen after a month of drinking on weekends?
A1HI WAYLON;just want to add my two cents here,EVERYTIME YOU TAKE A DRINK IT KILLS BRAIN CELL,I CANT TILL YOU HOW MANY---mrfoot56
A2Hi Waylon, Your concern about alcohol shows you are paying attention to your health. As we all know that alcohol is known to slow many actions down, its effects and impacts on the brain, actually show up pretty quickly. A recent study on rats showed that just two days of binge drinking caused significant effect on area of the brain that controls the sense of smell. Additionally, drinking early in life can lead to other negative consequences such as being more sensitive to alcohol later on. So, the bad news is that one night of heavy drinking may cause spatial reasoning, long-term memory, impulse control, and decision-making skills to be impaired. These effects may or may not persist even after all the alcohol has left the drinker's body, because alcohol can kill brain cells (neurons). Unlike other cells in the body, brain cells do not get repaired nor replaced upon damage or death.

You may find it useful to experiment with safer drinking strategies, such as alternating alcoholic dr

Q. Is it proven that cellular radiation can damage health?

Ait was proven that people that talk a lot with cellular phones tend to develop problems in their salivary gland (the Parotid gland, right under the ear)that is on the side they speak the most.
http://www.newsinferno.com/archives/2163

could be that in 15 years from now the amount of brain cancer will increase and they will know for sure it's from cellular phones. , why take a chance- use as less as possible, use an earphone and don't give a cellular phone to your children until they are 17.
you can never know what will they find next...

Q. how do i know if my liver has been damaged by the alcohol drinking?

ABlood tests to see whether your liver is working properly. Routine blood tests may be normal in cirrhosis. However, with advanced cirrhosis, blood tests may reveal abnormal levels of bilirubin and other substances.
X rays, magnetic resonance imaging, or ultrasound images, which are pictures developed from sound waves, may show an enlarged or shrunken liver.
Liver biopsy, an examination of a piece of your liver under a microscope, to look for scar tissue. This is the most accurate way to diagnose cirrhosis.

Q. Nerves of pregnant woman can cause damage to the fetus?

AWell, if by nerves you mean nervousness or stress, it hasn't been proven that stress during pregnancy can cause damage to the fetus. However, stress can damage the woman's health by lowering the body immunity and making it harder for the body to fight inflammation, infections, etc.
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